It’s important to distinguish the type of rat and to consider why they’re bad, or why we don’t like them. Brown rats do not reproduce like black rats and are rather beautiful creatures. We had one last year, that was around for 3 or 4 months. It ate with the sparrows. There are quite a few cats in the neighbourhood which limits their chances of survival. Owls… those birds that used to exist at night, will benefit too. Unless it’s an infestation, there’s not really a problem.
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